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ICYMI: A.I. Bots At Facebook Developed Their Own Language, Before Researchers Stopped Them
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- This gorgeous house in Brussels, Belgium, is actually a.....furniture showroom.
- A.I. "agents" (re: bots) at Facebook began developing a language that was indecipherable to humans. The researchers shut it down. But was that the right decision?
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- For one shining moment, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos saw his net worth climb to $90.6 billion Thursday morning, making him the richest human on Earth. Following a stock dip that afternoon, he relinquished his title to Bill Gates, and settled at a $88.7 billion net-worth. Our sincerest condolences.
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Cruise off the highway and hit locally-known spots for some tasty bites.
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